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Activist hedge funds are taking on larger companies and seeking long-term change over short-term profit, unlike raiders of the past. The New York Times reports.
If you’re new to the market, Cramer says there’s one term you absolutely must understand before trading stock.
Not long ago, emerging markets were seen as economic stars. Now, they pose risks that could hit the bottom line of some multinationals.
After one of the strongest bull runs in stock market history, more young adults seem to have caught the investing bug. This teen actress actually outperformed the S&P 500!
NEW YORK, Aug 27- As any exasperated parent will tell you, most teenagers are obsessed with highly superficial fare: TV, clothing, trips to the mall or the latest smartphone app. Rachel Fox isn't most teenagers. Before that, as with Rachel Fox, it has to be a custodial or joint account with their parents or guardians.
Starbucks says it will start rolling out its own brand of snack bars and fruit pouches, marking yet another push into the packaged food category.
Taco Bell has already sold 600 million of its Doritos-flavored shells in 18 months and will add a new flavor Aug. 22: "Fiery."
Wednesday marks 45 days since the end of the second quarter, or as it's known in the financial community, "13F Day." Some of the world's biggest funds report their holdings.
With ready-to-eat popcorn snacks gaining popularity is the popcorn business popping profits? The folks at Popcorn, Indiana sure think so. CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the details.
Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz had a tough second quarter with his Trian Partners funds vastly underperforming the S&P 500, according to an investor letter obtained by CNBC.
The dog days of summer are here, which means means volatility is likely to pick up. Here's where the pros see the best rays, and where they think you might get burned.
NEW YORK, July 30- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's controversial plan to keep large sugary drinks out of restaurants and other eateries was rejected by a state appeals court on Tuesday, which said he had overstepped his authority in trying to impose the ban.
*Shares in WPP, Interpublic, Havas leap on deal news. LONDON/ PARIS, July 29- A plan to merge Publicis and Omnicom into the world's biggest advertising group has rivals ready to poach their blue-chip clients that might leave the new agency as it faces potential conflicts of interest.
*Shares in WPP, Interpublic, Havas leap on deal news. LONDON/ PARIS, July 29- A plan to merge Publicis and Omnicom into the world's biggest advertising group has begun a scramble by rivals to poach their blue-chip clients worried the new agency might face conflicts of interest.
*Drug firm Perrigo to buy Elan; Publicis, Omnicom in merger. Pending-home sales data due at 10 a.m.. NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. stocks were set to slip at the open on Monday as a week packed with data and central bank meetings gets under way, with the S&P 500 just 0.2 percent below its record close set a week ago.
What a week! "Talking Squawk" highlights include earnings out the wazoo, "Carlos Danger" stage names, Cialis performance rankings and National Hot Dog Day.
July 24- PepsiCo Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday, as sales of Frito-Lay snacks, Quaker Oats and other food products grew at a faster pace than its beverage business. Johnston used the occasion to defend PepsiCo's current model of selling both snacks and drinks.
PepsiCo posted better-than-expected earnings, and its CFO took a dig at Nelson Peltz's call for the company to cast off its soft drinks operations and buy Mondelez.
July 24- PepsiCo Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday, as price increases and productivity improvements helped margins.
Hugh Johnston, CFO, PepsiCo, discusses the company's strong earnings beat and where Pepsico is looking to grow in the long term. Johnston says that the company's portfolio allows it to power through weather-related issues.